Inventory Management Specialist

Chicago
Full Time
Entry Level

Who We Are
Chomps’ redefines better-for-you snacking with its signature meat snacks, made from the highest quality,
humanely raised meats and containing only natural ingredients. The Chomps mission is to inspire,
educate, and fuel our community with accessible, sustainable, real food that tastes great. Chomps is the
only meat snack that is Grass Fed & Finished, Whole30 Approved, Gluten Free, Certified Paleo, Keto
Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified, and Certified Humane.


What You Will Do
We are looking for a detail-oriented, dynamic, and inquisitive person to join the team as our Inventory
Specialist. Your primary responsibility will be to enhance and maintain inventory reporting and analysis
across multiple locations. You will collaborate with key functions including sales, marketing, customer
service, and supply chain. You will be a game changer in optimizing the management of our inventory,
establishing best in class inventory controls, and ensuring accurate and timely reporting.


Traits of a Chompian
You are self-motivated and results-driven, with a team player mindset. You are scrappy, resourceful, and
reliable. You are a critical thinker and natural problem solver that enjoys data and digging into the details
to create value. You take complete ownership of everything you do and drive initiatives to completion.
You have a people-first mindset and go the extra mile for your company and customers. You have a
hunger to learn and passion for continuous improvement. You are a competitor by nature and have a
track record of success. You take a keen interest in health, fitness, and nutrition.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with facilities, warehouses and suppliers to timely and accurately complete inventory receipt system entries
  • Perform inventory monitoring and movements through internal systems databases
  • Conduct physical inventory counts periodically across multiple facilities
  • Analyze stock levels and ensure accurate inventory counts are followed
  • Prepare and analyze a variety of operational reports (i.e., inventory counts, lot code reconciliation, cycle counts, expiring inventory)
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders on material locations and quantities
  • Assist in processing inventory transactions and material movements
  • Assist with the expediting of items that are out of stock or low in inventory
  • Collaborate with production team for optimal days on hand of multiple SKUs
  • Support month end inventory reconciliation with operations and accounting teams
  • Seek opportunities to develop and automate standard processes

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain / Operations Management or Finance or related field
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain or Finance
  • Prior industry experience in food, CPG, and/or grocery/natural is preferred
  • Proficiency in ERP Systems or related inventory management solutions
  • Familiarity with cycle counts and accounting best practices in a multiple SKU and physical location organization
  • Advanced in Excel, with strong analytical skills and proficiency in inventory variance analysis
  • Exceptional judgement and maturity, including an ability to escalate and ask for help when necessary
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written) and relationship management skills
  • Results-focused, team-oriented, and strong work ethic

What You’ll Get

  • Make an impact: Join a rapidly growing and entrepreneurial-spirited team at a pivotal point to positively impact the food industry
  • Upward mobility: Grow within Chomps quickly based on outstanding performance
  • Competitive pay: We offer competitive compensation packages to top talent. We win together.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health/vision/dental, 401K matching, unlimited time off, wellness stipend
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